Page-42 of Current Affairs - December, 2016

BSF celebrates 51st Raising Day

The Border Security Force (BSF), the biggest border guarding force in the world celebrated its 51st Anniversary of Raising Day. Various cultural programmes were organised for BSF veterans and personnel during the Raising Day celebrations. On this occasion, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh presented prestigious “Maharana Pratap Trophy- 2016” on the BSF Punjab Frontier. About ..

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Union HRD Ministry launches Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan

Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan (VISAKA) was launched by the Union Ministry for Human Resource Development (HRD) to make people aware about cashless economic system. It was launched by Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi. It is campaign by Higher Educational institutions for digital econmy. Key Facts VISAKA aims to create awareness among people about ..

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President presents 2nd ICCR Indologist award to Prof. Yu Long Yu

The second Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Indologis Award for the year 2016 was awarded to Prof. Yu Long Yu of China. He was presented with this award by President Pranab Mukherjee at a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. About Prof. Yu Long Yu He is Professor and Director at the Centre for ..

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Trial run of Lucknow Metro flagged off

The Trial run of Lucknow Metro train was flagged off by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. He also dedicated the Metro Train Depot to the public. The solo trial run of the metro was undertaken by two young women pilots Prachi Sharma and Priyanka Sharma . The trail run of the first phase of metro project ..

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Israeli scientists create world's first water-wave laser

Scientists from Israel have created the world’s first ‘water-wave laser’ that emits a beam through the interaction of light and water waves. The study conducted by team of researchers from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology led by Professor Tal Carmon. Significance of this research A typical laser can be created when the electrons in atoms become ..

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